The already-intense leadership demands of PE-backed finance chiefs grow with each passing day. Subjects in Leadership Culture include Building Teams, Behavioral Sciences, and Sponsor Relations.
SURVEY: Just 4% of PE-Backed CFOs Keep Inherited Teams ‘As-Is’
Strong executives seek ambitious reports capable of growing alongside the demands of a sponsor-backed environment.
Maximize the First 100 Days As a PE-Backed CFO
The value of all subsequent action will be heavily impacted by the accomplishments of the first hundred days.
Creating a More Detailed Monthly Revenue Forecast to Eliminate Operational Shortcuts
PE-backed CFOs must have the discipline to sacrifice short-term results in the name of sustainable, long-term improvement.
Transformational Leaders: Rare But Invaluable Among Private Equity-Backed Executives
Transformational leaders see themselves as a lever that can dramatically enhance an investment thesis.
The PE-Backed CFO’s Role in Creating a Strategic Plan
Looking to the furthest defined end goals and working backwards to today can sharpen strategy and identify a company’s true “big rocks.”
Lead Through the Sale Process to Deliver a Successful Exit
The realization of a successful exit to a strategic or financial buyer remains the standard end game for an LBO. While an executive’s actions in…
Where Women Disappear In Job Applications — And Why
Studying the hiring process reveals that employers are interested in hiring more women — but they don’t appear as frequently in the talent pool.
Where are Female CFOs in PE-Backed Companies?
A lack of retention strategies keeps women from rising to and staying at the top.
Combating Bias and Breaking Through in Private Equity
“PE is challenging, but it rewards performance. If you are a high-performer comfortable with a fast pace, it is actually equalizing.”